Southern Africa Training Course on Education Rights and Policy

OSISA’s Education Programme in collaboration with the will facilitate a training on Education Rights: Policy Training Course for Southern Africa from 1-5 July.

The training will provide 25 participants from across the region with an understanding of the right to education as a socioeconomic and second generation right and what the implications of this are on policy planning and financing as well as addressing inequalities in the sector. Participants will be drawn from a cross range of education practitioners including Ministries of Education, civil society organisations international NGOs as well as academic and research institutions.

The course will focus on three major modules:

  • Education Rights: Overview of education – covering education as a right, international, regional and national instruments guaranteeing this right;
  • Planning and Financing the Right to Education: Education rights and planning – covering diagnosis of challenges, policy, operationalisation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Education and Equality: Overview of how excluded and disadvantaged populations can be reached, gender, disability, ethnic minorities.

This joint OSISA and Wits initiative seeks to, in the short term, build a team of education practitioners with knowledge in education rights and its implications on policy planning and financing and  in the long term, develop strategies for realizing the right to education for all in Southern Africa.

For more information contact Wongani Grace Nkhoma – Education Programme Manager


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